Patient Care Technician (PCT)WIA Approved

The Patient Care Technician is a multi-skilled health care worker who initially earns a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification and then gains additional skills to perform routine patient care treatments including simple lab tests, EKG’s, simple dressing changes, phlebotomy.

Course Description: This 154 hour, 14 week program prepares students to work in long term care facilities, hospitals, and private duty. This program is taught with a combination of lecture, hands-on practical lab exercises, and real-world clinical experience conducted off-campus at an actual medical facility. This program is designed to prepare Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) to function as multi-skilled care providers in a variety of health-care settings and to increase employers’ abilities to meet their workforce needs. It is designed to prepare an individual to work in a hospital, long-term care setting or a skilled nursing facility. The technician will receive education on standard and universal health care precautions, therapeutic communication techniques, English and math skills, customer service, patient care delivery systems, current technology usage, and Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy safety.

Requirements: Current Connecticut CNA license and CPR certification

Session(s) Currently Offered

Days & Evenings  154 Hours + Exam 
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6/16/2014 - 9/29/2014
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LECTURE 60 hours

Instructor:  Morine Cebert
Days:  Mondays & Wednesdays
Dates:  June 16, 2014 – September 8, 2014 (no lecture 9/1)
Time:  4:00pm – 6:30pm
Location:  Lafayette Hall Room A208

LAB   48 hours

Instructor:  Christina Calzolari
Days:  Tuesdays
Dates:  June 17, 2014 – September 2, 2014
Time:  4:00pm – 8:00pm
Location:  Lafayette Hall Room A208

CLINICAL  36 hours

Instructor:  Christina Calzolari
Days:  Saturdays
Dates:  August 16 2014 – September 20, 2014 (no clinical 5/24)
Time:  8:30am – 3:00pm
Location:  Bridgeport Hospital, 267 Grant Street, Bridgeport, CT

Exam Review 10 hours

Monday & Wednesdays, September 22 & September 24, 2014, 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Tuesday September 24, 2014, 4:00pm – 8:00pm
Location:  Lafayette Hall A208

NHA Exam

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time and Location TBD